Blog 1 The story of Amelia Diaz’s struggle to survive her “gilded cage” environment and to make a difference in the lives of the people of Peradora, the fictitious South American country over which her uncle, Liam, rules with an iron fist and a cold heart. The plot is complex, as it merges fantasy, adventure, mystery, thriller, and romance in this coming-of-age tale of a beautiful young girl who struggles to understand the reality of her world and to find her true self along the way. Neither is an easy quest.